My Child 2015 Excellence Awards



Win 1 of 6 Earlybirds Organic Travel Nests valued at $68.95

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Earlybirds makes clothing for premature, sick and small babies. Created in consultation with paediatricians, NICU specialists, and of course parents. Earlybirds ensures maximum comfort, practicality and style for your baby. The Organic Travel Nest is perfect for going out and about, visiting family and friends or simply running errands. The Earlybirds Organics Travel Nest is fitted with a hood […]

Win 1 of 5 JERGENS Recovery packs worth $179.80

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JERGENS is the number one body moisturiser brand in the U.S.  And their moisturising collection is dedicated to helping women of all ages have soft, smooth and sensuously beautiful skin. Specially formulated a unique illuminating HydraLucenceTM technology, share and discover the secret to deeply luminous skin with JERGENS. Perfect indulgent gift pack for mums! JERGENS is the […]

One lump or two?

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Sugar. It is in everything we consume, whether it is from the fruit that we eat or milk we drink, sugar is in everything. But it is important to know that not all sugar is bad and certain types of sugar found in fruit and dairy products, are beneficial to our health and the health […]

Absolutely Fabulous


Vanessa is an inspirational photographer. She creates emotive and soulful portraits capturing the natural essence of human beauty and love and the magical bond between parents and their children. When did you launch the business and what inspired it? I must be the only person who still remembers my photo shoot when I was 3 […]

Win 1 of 3 Paula’s Choice Earth Sourced packs valued at $276

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Combining the best nature has to offer with proven scientific research, the Earth Sourced collection by Paula’s Choice is a natural and vegan line of skincare products formulated with gentle, yet effective, ingredients proven to restore, protect and benefit the skin – making it ideal for babies! With the cleansing gel, toner, and moisturiser, you will be giving the […]

Win 1 of 3 Swingz valued at $145

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Kids swings are perfect for your baby or toddler from 6 months old (or when sitting up alone) to children around 8 years old.  All you need is a strong beam or tree branch from which to hang them. We provide a two-metre length of rope and a stainless steel carabena for hanging. Alternatively they […]

Having the Right to read


  ONLY TWO IN FIVE INDIGENOUS CHILDREN IN VERY REMOTE COMMUNITIES ARE ABLE TO READ AND WRITE AT THE MINIMUM NAPLAN STANDARD. MEET MARY-RUTH MENDEL WHO IS WORKING TO CHANGE THAT STATISTIC. What are you doing right now? You are doing something that you do every day and you do it without thinking…you are reading! […]

Win 1 of 4 VTech Baby Monitors valued at $189!

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Keep peace of mind while your little one sleeps and you can watch over them without disruption. With a high resolution 2.8” colour LCD screen, you can be sure to get a great picture to make sure your child is safe and secure in their own room. A temperature setting will allow you to keep […]

My Child Short Story Competition 2015

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Have you got a story to tell? Always wanted to try your hand at writing? It’s time to enter our annual My Child/Parenting Express writing competition! We’re inviting parents to submit an 850-word story for the My Life section of our magazine. The winner will have their story published in My Child Magazine. Entries must […]

My Child Excellence Awards Finalists


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Win 1 of 6 Cushie Tushie packs worth $75.00!


Did you know, the average cost of using disposable nappies from birth to toilet training is $3,000 – $4,000, per child, and another $1,000 on disposable wipes (and even more for those who use disposable nappy sacks!)? In comparison, the cost of using Cushie Tushies is only $600 – $1,000 for that same period! If […]

BabyBjorn Giveaway!


From the name we know and trust, BabyBjorn, is giving away their Baby Carrier One in cotton and Bouncer Balance Soft in cotton. The carrier allows for all round comfort and peace of mind to the safety of your little one. With four front and back carry options, and a waist belt that provide ergonomic […]

What are Boobie Bikkies?

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  Pinky the creator of Boobie Bikkies tells us what they are. Why Pinky? – I was actually christened Patricia but got ‘Pinky’ as a nickname when I was a baby. It ‘stuck’ and the year I started school there were five Patricias in my class so I had to be Pinky. Years later, I […]

Lice Advice

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Don’t panic anyone can get head lice, but they are most common in children aged between four and 11. Jessica Riley has a look at various methods of treatment. Head lice can be found in all types and lengths of hair – having head lice is not a sign that your hair is dirty. They […]